How do I force a Ubuntu machine to only download updates from official canonical.com mirrors? Right now it sometimes downloads from non canonical mirrors, which get flagged in our network monitoring ...
Is there a way to find out whether an updated program/package lands in the official Ubuntu release repositories?
If there is a new release/major update of a program (e.g. Rhythmbox 2.97, Skype 4.0 or Gimp 2.8), is there an easy way to tell whether and when they will make it to the current official Ubuntu release ...
Is there a way to quickly check for the availability of security updates from the command line? On my 12.04 system running apt-get update fetches 20MB of data about available packages every time I ...
I want to perform just security updates on Ubuntu 12.04 LTS, keeping the rest of the system unchanged. I need to do this from the command line, no the GUI update manager. I have implemented the ...
The default server for Taiwan tw.archive.ubuntu.com has been down for a while. So many newbies asked in http://www.ubuntu-tw.org why they could not install Ubuntu 12.04 LTS successfully? Is it hard ...
Possible Duplicate: How to install software or upgrade from old unsupported release? I am using Ubuntu 11.04 at the moment. I like GNOME 2 and its classic desktop environment. I would ...
What exactly does this repository contain and why should a user either stay away from it, or add the repository?
My ISP offers a freezone Ubuntu mirror (http://ftp.iinet.net.au/pub/ubuntu/) however Ubuntu is constantly pulling updates from a US server that is slower not inside my freezone How can I force ...